Wellness program

Promoting wellness at mennonite village in Albany, OR

Dimensions of wellness

The Mennonite Village Wellness Program provides a comprehensive approach to wellness. The seven dimensions of wellness include physical, social, spiritual, vocational, emotional, environmental, and intellectual wellness. Individuals are encouraged to include all aspects of wellness into their active lifestyles.

Wellness Services And Activities

Residents and employees have access to all the wellness services for free except where noted.

Wellness Center

Certified instructors provide a complimentary safety orientation to the Wellness Center and are available for consultation. Equipment includes but is not limited to: strength training equipment, free weights, treadmills, Nusteps, upright and recumbent bikes, rowing machine, elliptical, stability balls, exercise bands and balance training equipment.
Wellness center gym with seniors exercising
Wellness program classes

Wellness Program Classes

Comprehensive programming serving a wide range of capability levels is available. Class offerings vary from researched based programs such as Better Bones & Balance™ and Tai Chi for Fall Prevention to Balance Training and Gentle Yoga.

Warm Water Pool & Spa

Exercise, rejuvenate and relax in our warm water pool and spa. Pool temperatures are held to Arthritis Foundation recommendations. Warm water exercise is friendly option for those with joint pain that are looking to reduce joint inflammation and increase mobility.
warm water pool and spa at Mennonite Village
Massage Studio at Mennonite Village

Massage Studio

Independent contractors provide licensed massage therapy services by appointment (fee).

Wellness Education

Educational presentations provided by community partners. These monthly presentations highlight the dimensions of wellness: social, spiritual, intellectual, emotional, environmental, physical and vocational.
Wellness Education at Mennonite Village
Seniors Gardening at Mennonite Village

Sports & Outdoor Activities

Residents enjoy access to billiards, fishing (catch & release), gardening, horseshoes, petanque, pickleball, putting green, shuffleboards, table tennis, and Wii bowling and walking trails.

Support Groups

Community partners and volunteers offer support groups such as Caregiver support, Parkinson’s Support, and Widow’s Well.
Support Groups at Mennonite Village

Wellness Staff

Bernadette Milstead Director of Wellness

Bernadette Milstead, B.S.

Director of Wellness

  • American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer

  • American Council on Exercise Senior Fitness Specialist

  • Functional Aging Program Certified (FAI)

Eryn Smith Aquatics Program Coordinator

Eryn Smith, AAS, CPT, CPO

Aquatics Program Coordinator

  • American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer

  • Aquatic Exercise Association Aquatic Fitness Professional

  • Certified Pool & Spa Operator Certified

Chaplaincy Services

Mennonite Village chaplains seek to supplement and support the ministry of local churches and ministers, and to encourage the spiritual life of each resident, regardless of his or her religious affiliation or beliefs. Good Shepherd volunteers are trained and supervised by our chaplains and are also available for visits with our residents.
Chaplaincy services at Mennonite Village


Rev. Timothy Weible Chaplain at Mennonite Village

Rev. Timothy Weible

Quail Run Assisted Living

(541) 704-4293

Chaplain Tim moved to Oregon from the Bay Area of California where he spent seven years as a Chaplain in a hospice program. Prior to that, Tim spent 24 years in ministry as a missionary in Japan and pastoring a church in Oahu. In his role as Chaplain at Mennonite Village Tim said he strives to meet the diverse needs of the residents and staff. “It is my deepest hope to be able to serve well as Chaplain while learning, respecting, and nurturing the diverse faith perspectives of the Mennonite Village, including those of us who are not part of a particular religious tradition.”

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